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ericdaniel
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Change properties of a PLGRIDSYSTEM

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04-19-2011 03:20 PM

Hi,

 

Is it possible to change the color, linetype, etc of a PLGRIDSYSTEM in Civil 3D 2012?

 

Thanks,

 

Eric

 

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C3D_RickGraham
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Re: Change properties of a PLGRIDSYSTEM

04-20-2011 05:55 AM in reply to: ericdaniel

Can you clue me in what a PLGRIDSYSTEM is? Not a recognized command in Civil 3D 2012.

 

Rick

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ericdaniel
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Re: Change properties of a PLGRIDSYSTEM

04-20-2011 06:52 AM in reply to: C3D_RickGraham

Hi,

 

Tha command is MAPLAYOUTREFERENCESYSTEM and creates a PLGRIDSYSTEM, which is a map grid with labels in paperspace, very handy, but I don't see any way to change it's properties.

 

I always dit it with points and a custom point and label style with Northing and Easting. Thanks,

 

Regards,

 

Eric

 

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Jason.Hickey
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Re: Change properties of a PLGRIDSYSTEM

04-20-2011 08:07 AM in reply to: ericdaniel

Just from what I can tell, this isn't really that editable. You might want to post this question over on the Map3D Discussion group to see if any of those users have come up with a way to do this.



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ericdaniel
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Re: Change properties of a PLGRIDSYSTEM

04-20-2011 09:18 AM in reply to: Jason.Hickey

Thanks,

 

I 'll do that

 

Eric

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KTitus
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Re: Change properties of a PLGRIDSYSTEM

08-30-2013 08:12 AM in reply to: ericdaniel

Our company uses the command maploadgridstyle to load the styles from an XML file. I'm not well versed in XML but I've managed to modify the styles a little bit. 

 

Does anyone know how to look up which CAD variables correspond to the command maploadgridstyle? I'm trying to set the default text precision in the xml file and am having trouble figuring out which variables are available to change.

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